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Autonomy

The state in which a company is not a subsidiary, department or other subdivision of another company. That is, an autonomous company is completely independent. Autonomy should not be confused with an autonomous expenditure or with autonomous consumption.
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The autonomist concept of 'self-valorization' is also a useful attempt to describe and understand the exhilaration of the workers and the qualitative changes they enjoy under workers' control.
This can also be attempted more directly by asking people to imagine and articulate alternative, situational explanations of behaviors and destinies in place of standard autonomist accounts (see Anderson and Lindsay 1998, 20, 24; Beck 1999, 252; and Russell and van den Broek 1992).
While the traditional, strictly autonomist paradigm of the Tremblay Commission is still dominant in the key disciplines of political science, constitutional law, and political philosophy, rich internal debates within these disciplines give indications that a major paradigm shift could be looming.
Autonomist approaches find an echo in post-modern consultation or post-modern therapy.
Governors of other departments in the region, allies in the autonomist movement, signed a communique that "repudiates the aggression and [expresses] solidarity with Santa Cruz.
This essay will introduce two contrasting models of global governance to illustrate the divergent positions and visions of the reformist NGOs on the one hand, and anarchists and Marxist autonomists on the other: the simple polity model and the imperial rhizome, respectively.
When considering vaccination in children - for example, the triple combined mumps, measles and rubella vaccine - the autonomist believes in advising parents about the advantages and disadvantages of the vaccine aiming to offer education and to empower an informed choice by parents.
Since the practice of informed consent under the natural law view would seem so similar to the common, autonomist conception of informed consent, it is important to examine some of the cases at the edges in which these two views would prescribe different approaches.
Discussions of what meaning "really is," in this sense, invariably rely on an autonomist or Platonist view of meaning.
Rather than envisioning a hierarchical relationship between the First Nations and non-native governments--a vision founded in part on ethnocentric attitudes that view native cultural differences as giving rise to a need for "protection" and "assimilation"--the courts should adopt an autonomist approach to the interpretation of federal jurisdiction under s.
Its chief, Mujibur Rahman, radicalised the movement and advanced in 1966 an openly autonomist programme.
Kevorkian calls himself "an absolute autonomist," a proponent of the right to "do and say whatever you want to do and say at any time you want to do or say it, as long as you do not harm or threaten anybody else's person or property.